Author: Kathleen

Apple Bars

Apple Bars with caramel glaze are the perfect melt in your mouth combo of tart and sweet. Packed with Granny Smith apples coated with cinnamon. Apple Bars are a gift from Granny. They are just sweet enough to balance out the wonderful tartness of the apples, and the cinnamon really rounds out the flavors. I remember making these Apple Bars for the first time, and I just couldn’t wait for them to cool. To me, they taste a lot like an apple bread pudding cake. This recipe calls for sour cream which provides a lovely dense texture that is...

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Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad tops vegetables and bow-tie pasta in a creamy, dreamy pesto dressing – positively perfect ! Premade pesto makes this salad a snap to make! Pesto Pasta Salad placates my obsession with pesto. I love it on all kinds of meats, vegetables, bread, and pasta. So Pesto Pasta Salad is a natural for me! This salad is full of veggies, and the creamy pesto dressing is ah-mazing! It’s pesto perfection! I use prepared pesto as does the Pesto Pasta Salad Barefoot Contessa and the Pesto Pasta Salad Jamie Oliver puts out. Prepared pestos taste great, are super economical, and are...

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Apple Coffee Cake

For a delicious, easy coffee cake recipe try Apple Coffee Cake – Granny Smith apples, nutmeg, and cinnamon = warm, baked nirvana! I don’t know about you, but I love starting my day with a warm, gooey, slightly sweet breakfast treat – like Apple Coffee Cake – along with a fantastic cup of coffee or tea. The sweetness gets my engines revving, while the hot beverage gets my brain in gear. The caffeine doesn’t hurt, either. And one of my favorite things to have for breakfast is this awesome and healthy apple coffee cake. It’s goodness stems from apples...

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Easy Baked Beans

With three sweet ingredients and some savory bacon, you’ll have the whole world in your hands when you serve up a batch of my Easy Baked Beans! Spring is right around the corner, and springtime is the right time for my Easy Baked Beans! Ever wonder how to improve canned baked beans so that everyone will think they’re from scratch – read on… A mouthful of these sumptuous, melt-in-your-mouth baked beans and you’ll be a kid all over again. Baked beans always remind me of family picnics, fried chicken, and carefree fun. The only recipe that takes me back...

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Peach Dump Cake Recipe

Try Peach Dump Cake, if you’re looking for an easy, quick, & incredibly delicious dessert recipe. Only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes prep – Winner!! If you love cobbler, peaches, and cake, you’re going to love this simple, incredibly easy-to-make peach dump cake. It happens to be a favorite around here because not only is it quick — meaning I’ll make it more often than some fancy desserts that I just don’t always have time for — but it’s deliciously reminiscent of peach cobbler. Yum! If you’re ready to make something delectably simple, grab a baking dish and make...

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HI, I’M KATHLEEN!

Welcome to Gonna Want Seconds! I’m a home cook and my favorite place to be is in my kitchen cooking up a storm. I’m also a wife, mother, Bernese Mountain dog lover, friend, daughter, sister, and reluctant exerciser. Learn more...